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Published in commemoration of the opening of the new college buildings, October 7th, 1873
Includes bibliographical footnotes
Opening address. By the Duke of Devonshire.--I. On some relations of culture to practical life. By J. G. Greenwood.--II. Original research as a means of education. By H. E. Roscoe.--III. Solar physics. By B. Stewart.--IV. The distance of the sun from the earth. By T. H. Core.--V. The limits of our knowledge of the earth. By W. B. Dawkins.--VI. The use of steam. By O. Reynolds.--VII. Primeval vegetation in its relation to the doctrines of natural selection and evolution. By W. C. Williamson.--VIII. Science and medicine. By A. Gamgee.--IX. Some historical results of the science of language. By A. S. Wilkins.--X. The Talmud. By T. Theodores.--XI. Provençal poetry in old and modern times. By H. Breymann.--XII. The Judicature act of 1873 in its relation to the history of the judicial system in England. By J. Bryce.--XIII. The railways and the state. By W. S. Jevens.--XIV. The peace of Europe. By A. W. Ward